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Smoke prompts JetBlue flight to divert to Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Baltimore-bound JetBlue flight out of Boston was diverted to Philadelphia on Sunday evening after smoke was reported in the cabin. The airline says Flight 827 landed just before 6 p.m. and […]

08/18/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws to the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Christopher Szagola)

Red-hot Dodgers beat Sandberg, Phillies 4-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — No matter who is managing in the other dugout, nothing can derail the Los Angeles Dodgers these days. Zack Greinke pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and Hanley Ramirez homered to […]

08/16/2013

Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel (41) blows a chewing gum bubble as he keeps his eye on a game during the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Phillies fire manager Manuel, promote Sandberg

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Manuel was fired as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, with his team way out of the pennant race and in a tailspin since the All-Star break. Manuel was replaced […]

08/16/2013

People exit a plane from Ireland that made an emergency landing because of an unspecified threat, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

FBI meets plane in Philly after apparent threat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities are at Philadelphia’s airport because of an apparent bomb threat made in connection with an incoming flight from Ireland. USAirways Flight 777 from Shannon landed at Philadelphia International Airport on […]

08/07/2013

Emergency crews respond to a reported shooting at the Ross Township building, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Saylorsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Post)

3 shot dead at Pa. town meeting; shooter tackled

A gunman blasted shots through the wall of a Pennsylvania municipal building during a meeting on Monday and then barged into the meeting room and continued firing, killing three people, before he was tackled by […]

08/05/2013

Philadelphia row house collapses, injuring 8

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Investigators say a gas leak is to blame for a Philadelphia house explosion that left eight people hurt, one critically. City officials made the determination Monday afternoon, several hours after the unoccupied […]

07/29/2013

In these undated photos provided by the Philadelphia Police Department, Khusen Akhmedov, 23, left, of Lancaster, and Ahmen Holloman, 30, of Philadelphia, are shown. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department)

Suspect in drag racing deaths had been on bail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who allegedly struck and killed a Philadelphia woman and her three sons while drag racing in Philadelphia had been out on bail this year in a $3.6 million ambulance fraud […]

07/18/2013

Family members react as they watch investigators at the scene of a fatal accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in the Olney section of Philadelphia on Tuesday evening July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)

Mom, 3 sons killed crossing notorious Philly road

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Samara Banks often called a cab to take her and her four little boys home from family visits on the other side of a 12-lane, crosstown highway that’s notorious for drag racing […]

07/17/2013

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Girl who got new lungs in Pa. has pneumonia

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had two adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung. Sarah Murnaghan’s mother wrote […]

07/08/2013

Child Abuse

Philly dad is convicted in baby’s drug death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia man charged with putting heroin and methadone in his infant son’s bottle to quiet him, but instead killing him, was convicted Tuesday of third-degree murder. Orlando Rosado, 46, did not […]

07/02/2013

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